Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration

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Faculty Website:   Johannesburg Business School
Department: Department of JBS
Programme Level: Postgraduate
Programme Name: Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration with a Digital Transformation Lens
Programme Code: E19BAQ

Medium of Facilitation: part-time, Full-Time
NQF Level: 8
NQF Credits: 
SAQA: 118287

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 December 2024


Contacts: 011 559 7600

Duration of Study: 1 Year

Programme Fees


Our new Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Business Administration is a one-year qualification focusing on digital transformation. It will enhance your career in any industry and empower you to shift your focus to the digital aspects of a business.


Orientation and Study Skills. People Management in the New World of Work. Competitive Strategy: Winning in the Digital Marketplace. Accounting and Financial Management. Digital Technologies. Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Digital Age. Economics and International Business. Personal Development. Digital Marketing. Entrepreneurship with a Growth Mindset. Business Law, Ethics and Sustainability in a Digital Era. E-Business Platforms and Customer-Centric Innovations. Systems Thinking and Complexity.

Admission Requirements

The following requirements are necessary to qualify for the JBS PGDip: A bachelor’s degree or other NQF Level 7 qualification – this is a prerequisite. An overall average of at least 60% in an undergraduate qualification. Two-years’ work experience. A demonstrated level of mathematics literacy: an NQF Level 4 matriculation pass in mathematicss or equivalent (preferred but not essential). Proficiency in English. Successfully completed the admission portfolio forms. Study permit for South Africa if you are an international applicant.

More Information

The JBS PGDip is structured to develop both soft skills and the practical knowledge of business and technology required for managerial success, including the following: Soft skills: People management Communication Critical thinking Personal development Collaboration Interpersonal skills Developing empathy Entrepreneurship Systems thinking Dealing with complexity Business and technology: Strategy Digital literacy Digital marketing Accounting and financial management Economics and international business E-commerce platforms Product/Service integration Entrepreneurship Cloud computing Business law, ethics and sustainability
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

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